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Acute intravascular haemolysis and renal failure due to arsine poisoning
  1. G. A. Coles,
  2. H. J. Davies,
  3. D. Daley,
  4. N. P. Mallick

    Abstract

    Two men developed acute intravascular haemolysis after exposure to arsine gas in a metal smelting works. Both survived; one developed acute renal failure and required peritoneal dialysis. His renal function returned to near normal within 3 months. The probable mode of exposure has been investigated and is discussed. The toxic effects of arsine are briefly reviewed. The preventive action taken is detailed.

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